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Lagos NURTW Chairman, MC OLuomo Reacts To Okada And Tricycle Ban, Reveals Next Move

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The Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya, also known as MC Oluomo, has reacted to the ban on commercial motorcycles and tricycles, popularly called Okada and Keke Napep by the state government.

MC Oluomo disclosed on Monday that his team was meeting with the state government over the ban.

He disclosed that the meeting was aimed at prevailing on the state government to review the ban.

Recall that the Lagos State Government had placed a ban on the operation of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in some local government areas and local council development areas in the state.

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The ban had taken effect from February 1st, 2020, and was disclosed in a statement by the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotosho.

However, MC Oluomo who spoke to journalists through his aide, Jimoh Buhari stated that he was also meeting with bus drivers.

He explained that the meeting was to persuade them not to increase fares, which could worsen the effect of the ban on commuters.

“The most important thing, for now, is for the bus drivers not to take advantage of the situation, and that is why we are meeting with them,” he said.

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Just In: Nigerian Nollywood Actress Mercy Johnson & Regina Daniels Settle Differences As They Show Each Other Love On Instagram

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Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels, and Mercy Johnson Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson and her junior colleague, Regina Daniels seem to have settled their differences after Mercy Johnson unfollow her on Instagram.

Mercy Johnson and Regina Daniels were very close Nollywood pals, their relationship was like that of mother and daughter, with Mercy Johnson mentoring the teenager when she first entered the industry.

According to reports, Mercy Johnson unfollowed the 19-year-old actress because she didn’t heed to her advice in regards to her marriage to a 59-year-old billionaire, Ned Nwoko who she went ahead to marry.

Mercy Johnson tried advising her not to rush into marriage yet as she was still young and needed to learn more about life.

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It was learned that her opinion angered Regina as they ended up exchanging words and their relationship faltered.

They rarely speak to each other, or comment on each other’s posts as they used to and they don’t even follow each other anymore!

But it seems everything is now settled as Regina Daniels took to Mercy Johnson’s IG page to wished her a happy birthday, classifying her as a queen with beautiful soul.

Responding to this, Mercy Johnson replied by thanking her referring to her as a sweetheart and also asking for God’s blessing for her family.

 

See parts of their chat on Instagram

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42-Year-Old Man Drowns In Swimming Pool After Getting Drunk

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A 42-year-old man identified as Izuchukwu Achusim, has on Saturday drowned at the Lotus Garden hotel in Onitsha, Anambra state after getting drunk.

Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, Mohammed Haruna, said Izuchukwu, a resident of number 35 Guesthouse street in Fegge, visited the hotel to swim with his girlfriend.

”However, the victim who was said to be drunk jumped into the deepest part of the pool and got drowned. The hotel manager and other guests pulled the victim out and rushed him to waterside hospital Onitsha for medical attention but he was later certified death by a medical Doctor on duty” Haruna said in a statement released Haruna said the police was immediately alerted and the body was photographed and deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy.

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The police spokesperson said the case is under investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident. He appealed to members of the public who lacked swimming skills to always take precautionary measures by using life jackets provided at the swimming pool in order to avert similar ugly incidents.

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A Famous Legal Icon, Barr. Yakubu Galadima Again Bags An Ward Of Excellence For Humanitarian Service.

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Barr. Yakubu Galadima receiving an ward

The National Youth liberation For Good Governance (NYLGG), on Friday, conferred Alhaji Barr. Yakubu Galadima with an Award of Excellence as an icon for Humanitarian Service.

Receiving the award at his Abuja resident, Barr. Yakubu Galadima gives gratitude to God and the organization for the honoured accorded him, stressing that good things always attract reward no matter how small it is and hence for him to redouble his efforts in justify the confidence repose on him.

 

Barr. Yakubu Galadima, family rejoices over the new award.

Galadima, Abuja base legal practitioner has on behalf of his beloved family thank the organization for finding him worthy for the award and promised to leave above board.

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Barr. Galadima hail from Toto LGA of Nasarawa State.

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